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. we'll keep you posted as soon as we learn anything. jon: thank you, rick. and a good tuesday morning to you, post 4th of july holiday. i'm jon scott. patti ann: and i'm patti ann brown in for jenna lee. we are on verdict watch in the casey anthony murder trial. the jury deliberating for its first full day. the seven women and five men spent six hours discussing the case yesterday. jon: of course they are charged with deciding whether casey anthony, the woman you see there, killed her 2-year-old daughter, or if, as the defense claims, little caylee drowned in the family pool, an accident that snowballed out of control. phil keith live in orlando for us. casey anthony's attorney was not in court this morning. why, phil? >> we don't know. apparently jose baez was running a bit late, as all of the spectators were exiting the courtroom after the judge asked the jurors whether they had headed hiheeded his admonitionst discussed anything about this case after they were released from court last night at 6:00pm. everybody left, the jurors went back into the delib kraeugs room. then jose baez
on. michelle bachmann and jon huntsman say they are still thinking about it. will our debt be the defining issue in the race for the white house? matt guillen is a former advisor for the national republican senatorial committee an kirsten powers is a "new york post" columnist and fox news contributor. good morning to you both. matt, jon huntsman and michelle bachmann are considering the cap and balance plan, proposal as it is called. what is the downside? why don't they sign it. >> they need to get on board. act tests expect the republicans to take the issue to president obama, the achilles heel along with jobs and if they don't get on board they'll be behind the train, and they need to get on board. alisyn: kirsten, what do you think they are doing here? >> michelle bachmann said the reason she has not sign it, she wants to go further. and wants to include defunding of obamacare and i think she'll end up signing it. she is pushing for something bigger, and i don't understand huntsman's opposition to it. i do agree, this is absolutely the issue in the campaign, is the debt,
and cut, balance the budget she wants it to go further to defy the healthcare law. jon huntsman the other penal the resistor wants a stand-alone penal. they have become the next litmus test for republican candidates. >> it's a litmus test for me. i have said publicly i won't support any presidential candidate. in fact, i won't support any candidate for any federal office who is not willing to make the same commitment. >> the cut of cut, cap and balance would impose immediate spending cuts to reduce deficit by half next year. the cap would enforce enforceable cap to bring spending in line with annual revenue of 18% of the gdp. the balance would require house and senate passage of a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. some say the pledge out theed here in the web ad offers escape from the debt ceiling gridlock. >> if we could for the first time in american history pass to the house and senate a balanceed budget amendment, send it to the state for ratification, that is -- this could be one of the defining moments in american history where we get the right things put in place so we
the under belly of the plain. jon: thank you for joining us today. patti ann: i'm patti ann brown. >> reporter: getting brand-new reaction from the white house regarding very harsh criticism over their most recent stimulus report, good afternoon, everybody, i'm martha maccallum in for megyn kelly. the report was dropped late friday, right on the c, sp of the long holiday weekend and it found the massive stimulus program saved or created about 2.4 million jobs roughly overall. that is at a cost of $666 billion to american maximum payers. so that comes down to a whooping $278,000 per job. the white house says that they disagree with those numbers. mike emanuel is live at the white house with more on this to help us work this all out. good afternoon, mike. >> reporter: good afternoon, martha. critics of the stimulus package say the taxpayers did not get what they paid for at a price tag of $278,000 per job. the white house says that number is misleading. president obama signed the stimulus package into law on february 17th, 2009, less than a month after taking office. the $787 billio
later, we'll get the latest on the case with america's most wanted correspondent jon leiberman. general david petraeus making predictions on the future of the war in afghanistan. he takes over the c.i.a. in september and expects the taliban surge and that could mean an al-qaida resurgence. >> that task has been accomplished but, of course, it is threatened because, of course, the taliban allowed al-qaida on afghan soil when it ran the country. and we believe that there's a high likelihood that would happen again. >> petraeus also expects the u.s. to shift its focus from taliban strong holds in the south to the mountainous border with pakistan. the comments come weeks after president obama announced plans to withdraw more than 30,000 troops by the end of next year. an explosive show over the national mall, revelers got to enjoy this display in what better place, the nation's capital. the celebrations weren't just here in america. over in afghanistan, the marines chowed down on some delicious barbecue. that is it look good. >> almost like famous dave's. almost, yeah. almost. >> like fam
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